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Federal (USV)

Sergeant

George W. Gove

(1842 - 1862)

Home State: New Hampshire

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 9th New Hampshire Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 21, credited to Henniker, NH, he enlisted on 2 August 1862 and mustered as Private, Company G, 9th New Hampshire Infantry on 13 August 1862. He was appointed First Sergeant, date not given.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in action at Fox's Gap on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He died of wounds on 12 October 1862 in Keedysville, MD.

References & notes

Service from Soldiers and Sailors of New Hampshire.1 His gravesite is on Findagrave.

Birth

03/15/1842; Henniker, NH

Death

10/12/1862 Keedysville, MD; burial in Old Cemetery, Henniker, NH

Notes

1   State of New Hampshire, Adjutant-General's Office, and Augustus D. Ayling, AG, Revised Register of the Soldiers and Sailors of New Hampshire in the War of the Rebellion 1861-1866 , 2 Volumes, Concord: Ira C. Evans, Public Printer, 1895, VOl. 1, pg. 479  [AotW citation 20301]